Platforms Offering Assistance
Please note: only platforms offering additional access during school closures will be listed here this
is not a general list for online learning.
@BookCreatorApp Offering free collaboration on books to assist schools that close
Kami Free access to schools affected by Covid-19
Kahoot Premium distance learning tools for free for schools closed due to Covid-19
Pear Deck Premium access for schools in quarantined communities
BrainPop Free access for schools closed due to Coronavirus
Tynker Full access to platform and curriculum for closed schools
BreakoutEDU A list of free digital games put together due to school closures
Buncee Free Buncee Classroom accounts during closure
Parlay Online discussion tool offering free premium features until April 30th by using the code “Bye-Corona”
WeVideo WeVideo offering free WeVideo for schools accounts; can be given in 90 day increments
Hapara Complete access to Hapara tools at no charge through June 2020.
Listenwise Free access to premium if school is closed through April 30. Can be extended if school remains closed.
Zoom Meetings Removing the 40 minute recording limit for US EDU customers by request at this link .
Wakelet of Additional Services
i-Ready Printable Learning Packets K-8 in Reading and Math (also available in Spanish)
K-5 eLearning Template
Slideshow of Tools (from Dominic Hill, 5 weeks into online classes in Hong Kong)
Online Communication Netiquette Checklist
Chicago Public Library Apply online for a Chicago Public Library e-Card so you can check out e-books
Comcast Comcast is extending their Internet Essentials package for families during school closings
Big Shoulders Fund Student resources compiled by Big Shoulders Fund Innovation Specialist Kristin Ziemke.
Common Sense Media Leading resource for entertainment and technology recommendations for families